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Township Law E-Letters

Fahey Schultz Burzych Rhodes, PLC is Michigan's township law professional. We're dedicated to helping you stay up to date with the legal news that impacts your municipality.

The Rules Every Township Should Know About Recreational Marihuana Establishments

July 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

In 2018, Michigan voters approved the Michigan Regulation and Taxation of Marihuana Act (“MRTMA”), which became effective Decemb... Read More ›

Township Law Legal Update: Recent Zoning and Planning Decisions

June 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

In the last year, the Michigan Court of Appeals has already issued multiple decisions that impact planning and zoning within townships. Thes... Read More ›

Lead and Copper Rule Changes--Impact on Townships

May 2019 | Township Law E-Letters

Effective June 14, 2018 the State issued new lead and copper rules for water supplied to the public. The new rules will phase in new lead ac... Read More ›

Township Law Q&A

Each month we tackle questions from township officials regarding legal topics that impact your municipality.

Does a Township have to contact the State after it has authorized or prohibited commercial medical marihuana facilities?

July 2019 | Township Law Q&A

Yes, if the township has authorized commercial medical marihuana facilities. Section 205 of the Michigan Medical Marihuana Facilities Licens... Read More ›

If an elected official is resigning before the term has ended, is the township required to post the vacancy?

June 2019 | Township Law Q&A

No. There are no general posting requirements for vacancies created by the resignation of township elected officials under the Michigan Elec... Read More ›

Can current township employees (including township zoning administrators) serve on a planning commission for the township they work for?

May 2019 | Township Law Q&A

No. The Michigan Planning Enabling Act, Act 33 of 2008, MCL 125.3801 et seq. allows municipalities to create planning commissions. Among oth... Read More ›

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